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and author of "the take." msnbc karen finny. and pete c. visiting from indiana a former spokesman for president bush and communications director for the indiana republican party. welcome, all of you. dan, i'm going to start with you because you write about this september to remember issue. some of us think it's the august that drived the september to remember for president obama. you interviewed david plouffe who clearly felt the need he had to get out there with some sort of answer for the understand the very perilous situation we're in, but we think we have a pathway forward, but we don't have much margin for error. david plouffe argued, anything like president george w. bush's situation in 2005, the public has not at all tuned him out. i completely reject the comparison to bush. i'll tell you, not a lot of confidence to say we don't have a margin for error. >> no. but i think they're being very realistic. i think they felt they had to be very realistic at this point. they're getting so much criticism. the idea they may be kind of bunkered there, i think they had to say to peopl
that the president won re-election, i think a lower approval rating than indiana. here's what he said about the state of fund raising for the president. >> raising money is hard. right now. for -- in this economy and we -- and obviously, because the president's been spending the great time this summer dealing with the debt crisis, we had to cancel a bunch of events. we'll hit the quarterly targets but, you know, it is hard. >> the fund raising number, though, meshes with another word you hear about inside the base. enthusiasm or lack thereof. >> right. that's a problem and out there on the road right now at top volume really repackaging what he proposed earlier that failed on capitol hill and repackaging it as a jobs bill with a good chan chant that rhymes with "yes we can." and new hampshire is a great test for that because it's a more conservative-leaning state. >> with a populous ring to it looking for a little more sympathetic coming to the government. beth, it does seem -- what's the next tact here for president obama? clear republicans decided to throw up a wall and not deal with this thing at
indiana back into play, that's going to make the map a very, very difficult for this white house. >> when it comes to the primary campaign, though, there's been some speculation about how serious you guys are going to compete in iowa. how serious you're going to compete in iowa. >> we're going to play in iowa. the governor will be back there several times campaigning. there will be debates in iowa where we'll be competing in all those debates. this race is -- one thing we've seen, it is a very fluid race and we've seen numbers bouncing around all over the place. we're going to be available and ready to campaign at any state and in order to get the nomination. >> you brought up the general election. i want to play this ad that you guys have out on perry this morning and ask you about it on the other side. here it is. >> who supports governor perry's decision to give in-state tuition to illegal immigrants? >> want to publicly recognize governor perry and the state of texas by having taken that step forward when you decided to give access to mexican migrants to universities in texas. >> all
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